Koreas Sunwoo Ye Kwon Wins Van Cliburn Piano Competition

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Korea's Sunwoo Ye-kwon Wins Van Cliburn Piano Competition
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Korea's Sunwoo Ye-kwon Wins Van Cliburn Piano Competition

Sunwoo Ye-kwon competes in the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday.

Sunwoo Ye-kwon on Saturday won the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, the first Korean to win the prestigious prize.

He won the prize money of US$50,000 and three years of professional management, which includes an opportunity to make a studio recording and tour the U.S33.

Sunwoo is the second Korean to win one of the world's most prestigious piano competitions after prodigy Cho Seong-Jin Won the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in 2015.

Koreas Newest President Wants to Meet Mark Zuckerberg
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Koreas Newest President Wants to Meet Mark Zuckerberg

South Koreas newly elected president, Moon Jae In, expressed his wishes to meet Mark Zuckerberg while in a reply to the Facebook CEOs e-mail.

Last week the Blue House reported in their press release that Facebook co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, had sent an e-mail to President Moon Jae In following the election congratulating him on taking office. He thanked the president for visiting Facebook Korea and participating in a live Facebook interview during his candidacy.

Heres who Koreas Seolhyun and Suzy were in the 1980s
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Heres who Koreas Seolhyun and Suzy were in the 1980s

Actresses Seo Jung Hee and Lee Yeon Soo were considered to be the Seolhyun and Suzy of the 80s, and theyre still just as beautiful as they were back then.

In a recent episode of SBSs travel entertainment show, Flaming Youth, two of the most popular celebrities from the 80s, Seo Jung Hee and Lee Yeon Soo, appeared as guest stars and talked about the prime of their careers.

In the 1980s, the popularity of Seo Jung Hee and Lee Yeon Soo was comparable to that of Seolhyuns and Suzys popularity, especially because of how beautiful and vibrant they looked.

TWICE wins #1 in 'Inkigayo' + performances by iKON, VIXX, WINNER, and more
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TWICE wins #1 in 'Inkigayo' + performances by iKON, VIXX, WINNER, and more

SBS 'Inkigayo' aired its latest episode with energetic and fun performances from your favorite idols, along with MCs Black Pink's Jisoo and NCT's Doyoung, and special MC Seventeen's Hoshi.

On this episode, iKON came back with "Bling Bling", Seventeen came back with "Don't Wanna Cry", KNK came back with "Sun. Moon. Star", Solbi came back with "Princess Maker", M.A.P6 came back with "I'm Ready", B.I.G came back with "Hello Hello", and BINBLOW came back with "Not What You Say, But How You Say It". Kriesha Chu debuted with "Trouble" and A.C.E debuted with "CACTUS".

SNL Koreas parody of BTS Blood Sweat and Tears will have you in stitches
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SNL Koreas parody of BTS Blood Sweat and Tears will have you in stitches

SNL Korea made a parody of BTSs Blood Sweat and Tears and its the greatest thing youll watch today.

The skit focused on parodying the structure and format of the music show M Countdown, and was titled Um Countdown instead.

BTSs Blood Sweat and Tears was changed to Armpit Sweat and Tears with an appropriate choreography and music video.

They even changed the groups and members names to fit the parody, such as changing Rap Monster into Sweat Monster.

Watch the hilarious skit below!